Publications and Funding




Parker Gaddis, Kristen L., John B. Cole, John S. Clay, Christian Maltecca  Benchmarking dairy herd health status using routinely recorded herd summary data.(2015). Journal of Dairy Science. Accepted

Howard, Jeremy, Audrey Taro, Ronald Baynes, Christian Maltecca and Melissa Merrill. Differential gene expression across breed and sex in commercial pigs administered fenbendazole and flunixin meglumine. (2015). PloS one 10 (9), e0137830

Howard, Jeremy; Mekonnen Haile-Mariam, Jennie E. Pryce, Christian Maltecca Investigation of regions impacting inbreeding depression and their association with the additive genetic effect for United States and Australia Jersey dairy cattle BMC Genomics (2015). Accepted.

Putz, Austin, Francesco Tiezzi, Kent, Gray, Christian Maltecca and Mark Knauer. “Variance component estimates for alternative litter size traits in swine”. Journal of animal science.(2015). In press

Tiezzi, Francesco, and Christian Maltecca. “Accounting for Trait Architecture in Genomic Predictions of US Holstein Cattle Using a Weighted Realized Relationship Matrix.” Genetics Selection Evolution 47, no. 1 (2015): 24.

Tiezzi, Francesco, Kristen L. Parker-Gaddis, John B. Cole, John S. Clay, and Christian Maltecca. “A Genome-Wide Association Study for Clinical Mastitis in First Parity US Holstein Cows Using Single-Step Approach and Genomic Matrix Re-Weighting Procedure.” PloS One 10, no. 2 (2015): e0114919.

Gaddis, Kristen L. Parker, Francesco Tiezzi, John B. Cole, John S. Clay, and Christian Maltecca. “Genomic Prediction of Disease Occurrence Using Producer-Recorded Health Data: A Comparison of Methods.” Genetics Selection Evolution 47, no. 1 (2015): 41.

Howard, Jeremy T., Shihui Jiao, Francesco Tiezzi, Yijian Huang, Kent A. Gray, and Christian Maltecca. “Genome-Wide Association Study on Legendre Random Regression Coefficients for the Growth and Feed Intake Trajectory on Duroc Boars.” BMC Genetics 16, no. 1 (2015): 59.

Howard, Jeremy T., Christian Maltecca, Mekonnen Haile-Mariam, Ben J. Hayes, and Jennie E. Pryce. “Characterizing Homozygosity across United States, New Zealand and Australian Jersey Cow and Bull Populations.” BMC Genomics 16, no. 1 (2015): 187.

Morgante, Fabio, Peter Sørensen, Daniel A. Sorensen, Christian Maltecca, and Trudy FC Mackay. “Genetic Architecture of Micro-Environmental Plasticity in Drosophila Melanogaster.” Scientific Reports 5 (2015).

Tiezzi, Francesco, Kristen Parker Gaddis, John S. Clay, and Christian Maltecca. “Accounting for Genotype by Environment Interaction in Genomic Predictions for US Holstein Dairy Cattle.” Interbull Bulletin, no. 49 (2015).

Bagnato, Alessandro, Maria G. Strillacci, Laura Pellegrino, Fausta Schiavini, Erika Frigo, Attilio Rossoni, Luca Fontanesi, Christian Maltecca, Raphaelle T.M.M. Prinsen, Marlies A. Dolezal. “Identification and validation of copy number variants in Italian Brown Swiss dairy cattle using Illumina Bovine SNP50 Beadchip”. IJAS (2015). In press.

A complete list of the publications can be found at the following links

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